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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A panel for the display of advertisements in public places, such as alongside highways or on the sides of buildings.
  • n. The advertisement or message posted on such a panel.
  • n. An introductory list of highlights from the program or text that follows, as in a broadcast or magazine.
  • transitive v. To advertise or proclaim on or as if on a billboard: billboarded as the workers' candidate.
  • n. Nautical A ledge on the bow of a ship on which the bill of an anchor rests when the anchor is secured to the cathead.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A very large advertisement along the side of a highway.
  • n. A flat surface, such as a panel or fence, on which bills are posted; a bulletin board.
  • n. A piece of thick plank, armed with iron plates, and fixed on the bow or fore channels of a vessel, for the bill or fluke of the anchor to rest on.
  • n. A sprite that always faces the screen, no matter which direction it's looked at from.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A piece of thick plank, armed with iron plates, and fixed on the bow or fore channels of a vessel, for the bill or fluke of the anchor to rest on.
  • n. A flat surface, as of a panel or of a fence, on which bills are posted; a bulletin board.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Nautical, a projection sheathed with iron placed abaft the cathead, for the bill of the anchor to rest on. See anchor-lining.
  • n. A board or tablet on which advertising bills or placards may be posted.
  • n. A ticket of admission to a theatrical performance, circus, or the like, given to shopkeepers, etc., in return for billboard privileges accorded.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. large outdoor signboard

Etymologies

bill1 + board.
bill2 + board.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
bill +‎ board (Wiktionary)

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